We collect industry news about pipes and fittings
We have been collecting information and market figures on pipes and fittings for over 50 years. We have followed the development of PEX and PE-RT pipes for panel heating, among others, and have seen the triumph of multilayer composite pipes for hot and cold water installations.
In our industry service we inform up-to-date, in short form and without advertising everything worth knowing about pipes and fittings with focus on building services, but also about all other fields of application to pipes and fittings.
In our KWD market reports we focus on the consumption volumes in Europe as well as on the production volumes worldwide of pipes and fittings in building services.
News from the Pipe and Fitting Industry
FRÄNKISCHE: alpex F50 PROFI® multilayer composite pipe system for more than 20 years
Safety and durability, easy installation and utmost hygiene: FRÄNKISCHE is a pioneer in the field of installation systems and has been on the market with its alpex multilayer composite pipe systems for heating and drinking water installations for more than 20 years.
Jansen expands production capacity and focuses on sustainable energy generation
Jansen Plastics offers a wide range of extruded plastic solutions characterised by Swiss quality, reliability, safety and economy. These are used in the areas of water management, building services, geothermal energy and specific customer profiles. Jansen has long-standing expertise in multi-layer and multi-component extrusion. Now the possibilities for producing composite pipes for a wide range of applications are being expanded.
PEX Pipes - Basic Informations
PEX Pipes = Pipes of cross linked polyethylene In order to crosslink the molecular chains of a polyethylene, the following methods are used today: PE-Xa: Use of organic peroxides (Chemical cross linking) PE-Xb: With Silane compounds (Chemical cross linking) PE-Xc: By electron beam (Physical cross linking) Cross Linking of ...
SHK ESSEN 2024 from 19 - 22 March 2024
SHK ESSEN is the trade fair for sanitation, heating, air conditioning and digital building management and has been on the market for over 50 years. It has established itself as one of the most important trade fairs in the sanitary heating and air conditioning sector. As the first industry highlight of the year, SHK ESSEN is the meeting place for sanitary, heating and air conditioning professionals from the trades, installation, planning and consulting from western Germany, BeNeLux and France.
ifh/INTHERM in Nuremberg from 23 - 26 April 2024.
ifh/Intherm presents the complete range of topics from sanitary, house and building technology. Here, the sanitary, heating and air-conditioning industry will find everything from the hot topic of home and building technology to heating technology, renewable energies and measuring and control devices.